Study of a Head

William Holman Hunt, 1827 - 1910



Study of a Head

William Holman Hunt 1827 - 1910

Summary

A head and shoulders portrait of a young woman with auburn hair tied back off her face, her eyes downcast. The subject leans to the right of the picture, wearing a round necked top, her mouth slightly open. The head is finished in detail, whilst the neck and shoulders are sketched in reddish tones, with a plain blue/grey background.


Object Name

Study of a Head

Creators Name

William Holman Hunt

Date Created

1884

Dimensions

unframed: 33.5cm x 30.7cm
framed: 53.4cm x 50.6cm

accession number

1920.6

Place of creation

England

Support

panel (gesso)

Medium

oil paint
gesso

Legal

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